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IDEA Students Discuss the Need for Diversity in the Sciences

March 3, 2016

On Saturday, February 27, sixteen high school students from the IDEA (Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Academia) geosciences program, met with UNC Geology faculty Dr. Joel Hudley and Dr. Melissa Hudley, along with IDEA undergraduate students Corey Moore and Jonathan Garrick, … Continued

High School Programs Now Accepting Applications

February 1, 2016

Applications are now being accepted for two exciting summer enrichment programs for high school students – Climate LEAP (Leadership and Awareness Program) and IDEA (Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Academia).  Both programs provide hands-on, minds-on science activities and are open to … Continued

IDEA Students Explore Water in our World

September 28, 2015

On Saturday, September 26, IDEA high school students came to UNC’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center to explore the Water in Our World exhibit, which explores the ways we get water, why we need to clean it and the future … Continued

Sparking IDEAs in the Geosciences

August 20, 2015

As seen in Endeavors: “It is a sticky, humid Tuesday morning in July. While many teenagers are just starting to roll out of bed, the high school students I’m with are unloading equipment from a van as they prepare to … Continued

IDEA Summer Science Institute 2015

June 22, 2015

Twenty-two IDEA High School Students participated in a 6-day Summer Science Institute on July 6-11.  The students investigated two urban streams in Durham – Mud Creek and Ellerbe Creek – and collected biological, chemical, and physical data on stream health.  … Continued